Category Archives: Observations

For Every August Fog a Winter Snowfall

August 1. Foggy morning. Mark my calendar with a “1.” That’s one snowfall predicted. Weather-lore learned in childhood returns to me time and again – more a part of me than … Source: For Every August Fog a Winter Snowfall

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On this day in history; 1952, Princess Elizabeth becomes Queen

On this day in 1952, after a long illness, King George VI of Great Britain and Northern Ireland dies in his sleep at the royal estate at Sandringham. Princess Elizabeth, the oldest of the king’s two daughters and next in … Continue reading

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British Word Of The day – Subbuteo

A random thought becomes my British Word Of The Day. Subbuteo Subbuteo is a group of table top games simulating team sports such as association football, cricket, both codes of rugby and hockey. The name is most closely associated with … Continue reading

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Meat Labeling Law Repeal Leaves Buyers in Dark About Product Origins

Do you want to know where the meat you are buying was born, raised and processed? I sure do. I am fed up with having to check food labels, so that we can avoid fish and canned produce from China. … Continue reading

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McDonald’s unveils ‘McPick 2,’ to replace Dollar Menu

  It’s the Dollar Menu, take two. McDonald’s hopes it has a catchy, new deal that will be as hugely popular as its Dollar Menu. Starting Jan. 4, the fast-food chain will launch the “McPick 2” menu, which will let … Continue reading

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AMA Calls for Ban on Direct to Consumer Advertising of Prescription Drugs and Medical Devices

This story is re blogged from a press release on the American Medical Association website. My take: This hopefully will help control prices of proprietary prescription drugs.  AMA Calls for Ban on Direct to Consumer Advertising of Prescription Drugs and … Continue reading

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Could logging out of Facebook make you happier?

Dustin Grove Published: November 16, 2015, 4:28 am FILE – In this photo dated May 16, 2012, a Facebook logo is displayed on the screen of an iPad in New York. (AP File Photo/James H. Collins) Could staying away from … Continue reading

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Feds seek to ban smoking in public housing

Cigarettes in their package. My take on this news item is this current administration, proving to be the Socialists that they are, are trying to take control, even more. This will, if implemented, hit their core supporters the most, the … Continue reading

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Back To The Future Part II Tech Rundown

The movie Back to the Future Part II sent Marty McFly, his girlfriend Jennifer and Doc Brown from 1985 to October 21, 2015. Now that their fictional future has arrived, let’s see which promised technology predictions came true. And a … Continue reading

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